“Like the Gift of Life” – PQMD Member Eli Lilly and Insulin Donations After Hurricane Maria

“Like the Gift of Life”— PQMD Member Eli Lilly and Insulin Donations in the Wake of Hurricane Maria Effort Included PQMD Members Direct Relief and Project HOPE When Hurricane Maria swept across Puerto Rico in September 2017, the storm knocked out power for months – putting supplies

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Global First Responder International Medical Corps Responds to U.S. Hurricane Season

Global First Responder International Medical Corps Responds to U.S. Hurricane Season As a global leader in emergency response for almost 35 years, International Medical Corps is ready for disaster wherever it strikes—whether at home or abroad. In recent weeks, two major hurricanes, Florence and Michael, have wreaked

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Opinion: The Conflicting Narratives of Hurricane Maria: Rethinking Disaster Response

Opinion: The Conflicting Narratives of Hurricane Maria: Rethinking Disaster Response By: Elizabeth J. Ashbourne (Executive Director, Partnership for Quality Medical Donations – PQMD) and Verónica M. Arroyave (Director / Global Community Relations, Executive Director / Baxter International Foundation, Baxter International Inc.) On September 20, 2017, Hurricane Maria

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Avoiding Consequences of Unsolicited Donations

Avoiding Consequences of Unsolicited Donations Australian study looks at donor behavior and effective messaging  A recent study by the Australian Council for International Development took a behavioral research approach to survey 1,000 subjects who had or were considering sending UBDs (unsolicited bilateral donations) to areas in crisis.

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